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29-April-2017 (John Huth)
29-April-2017 (John Huth)

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams / Arthur Garland / John Huth

A lookout commemorates Fred Piper who was a Cooma - Bega passenger service driver for 28 years.

He died of a heart attack while digging a path for his bus through a snow drift on the Snowy Mountains Highway.  The plaque was erected as a tribute by the Monaro and Far South Coast residents.


Address:Snowy Mountains Highway, Fred Piper Memorial Lookout, Bemboka, 2550
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.597214
Long: 149.444352
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event STart Date:15-August-1947
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1947


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:December -1951
Front Inscription

Fred Piper Memorial Lookout

Left Side Inscription

Cooma - Bega passenger service driver for 28 years  

He died in the execution of his duty  

Aged 54 years



Right Side Inscription

Erected as a tribute of appreciation by the Monaro and Far South Coast residents

December 1951.


Source: MA,H
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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